Director - IT

2017-05-17 | Information Technology | Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention

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Location

Doha,Qatar

Employment Fraction

Full Time

Reference Code

20426183

Job Description

The Director of IT is directly responsible for the effective implementation, daily operation, maintenance, user access, user support and security of all technology hardware, software, data, IT-related standards and procedures, compliance reporting, IT capital and expense budgeting/planning, and IT Service contract management at the location. This position works directly with Corporate, Divisional or Regional Information Technology and Hotel Management to implement standards and initiatives into the location. Also guide and support the hotels under the area responsibility, as per the necessity.

Requirements

Standard Requirements •Highly professional in appearance, character and conduct •Positive attitude and team spirit •Effective interpersonal skills, resourcefulness and creativity •Display passion for our guests and enthusiasm for the job •Ability to work under pressure and to adjust to flexible working hours •Ability to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace – fluency in English is required; any other additional language skills are appreciated •Good communication skills Specific Requirements •High school or equivalent education is required; Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Hospitality Management or Management/Business or equivalent technical experience preferred •Minimum of two years in management or supervisory position responsible for the on-going operation of Information Technology/Systems •Previous hospitality IT experience, knowledge of central reservations systems, networking, additional IT certification •Understanding of the hospitality business and the application of Information Technology; familiarity with hospitality technology applications a plus •Ability to focus and maintain attention to performance of tasks and work completion on time despite frequent interruptions •Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure •Basic understanding of IT user support and trouble-shooting methods •Proficiency in mainstream PC desktop applications with effective use of Internet technology and services •Strong understanding of MS Office applications, both use and ability to advise others •Manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment •Ability to take a customer focused decision independently, whilst remaining cognizant of all management principles •Ability to train, motivate, evaluate, mentor and direct associates •Continuously suggest new concepts and improve existing processes that will benefit revenues, costs and guests’ and associates’ satisfaction •Display effective planning, organizational and motivational skills •Strength in analytical skills and the ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations

Department

Information Technology

Location

Sheraton Grand Doha

Company Description

Marriott International is the world’s leading global hospitality company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 5,700 properties, you’ll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 110 countries across the globe. Learn about our 30 hotel brands at www.marriott.com/marriott-brands.mi Find Your World.

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At a glance

Location

Doha,Qatar

Employment Fraction

Full Time

Reference Code

20426183